Vendredi 21/6 à 12h00 : L'heure de pointe s'ouvre avec John Cage : Music for Amplified Toy Pianos
"Composed in 1960. Premiered in Middletown, Ct., February 25, 1960.
Instrumentation : Parts to be prepared from score by performer for any number of toy pianos.
Comments : This is a composition indeterminate of its performance. The material consists of 7 sheets of transparent plastic, 2 sheets with points (referring to the keys of rods of the piano[s]), 2 with circles (piano amplification), 2 with points within circles (noise), and 1 with a graph and a straight line. The transparencies are superimposed to create a single reading, and any number of readings may be made. In any performance, the toy piano(s) is (are) amplified via contact microphones. Loudspeakers are distributed around the performance space. " (from http://www.johncage.org/ )